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Word: crone

Definition: hag; ugly old woman


Sentences Containing 'crone'

"I think she's complicit," said Brad Crone, a Raleigh-based Democratic consultant.
He remarked that it felt like "filler" and criticised Rigg's character for being scripted as "an over-the-top cackling crone".
Maddison is a practicing architect, having started work as a student in 1978 with Peter Crone Associates.

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